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to brag, bin laden is dead and detroit is alive. >> i met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they'd never build another american car. and today, they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on top of the world. >> reporter: looking forward, the president favors keeping education and green energy programs. keeping medicare like it is. and he wants the rich to pay more for that. >> i never said this journey would be easy. and i won't promise that now. yes, our path is harder. but it leads to a better place. yes, our road is longer. but we travel it together. we don't turn back. we leave no one behind. >> reporter: i've done well, he said. and i need to do more. >>> now, nbc's bay area's own political analyst weighed in on the speech tonight. he said president obama took an entirely different approach tonight than his challenger, mitt romney, last week. >> go back and think about romney. romney is saying, listen. it's up to us individuals to do what we can for ourselves. government is best if it stays out of our lives. so we can thrive. if
: plus the auto bailout. detroit building more cars. >> today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on top of this. >> reporter: and the middle class. >> i refuse to ask middle class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. >> reporter: the president called for a million new manufacturing jobs, cutting the growth of college tuition in half, and reducing the deficit by 4 trillion. >> i ask you tonight for your vote. >> reporter: if he gets another chance. today it's back on the campaign trail to new hampshire. new hampshire's one of the eight battleground states where mitt romney's rolling out 15 new ads today. the conventions are now over and as he says in that ad, the race is on. lynn? >> tracie pots in charlotte. thank you. >>> elsewhere, a 21-year-old charlotte man has been arrested by the secret service for allegedly posting threats to kill president obama on twitter. authorities say donte was detained after posting messages including one on monday
romney. mitt -- no, no. mitt romney, mitt romney grew up in detroit. my dad managed, his dad owned -- well, his dad ran an entire automobile company, american motors. y yes, what i don't understand is in spite of that he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i don't think he's a bad guy. no, no, i don't think he's a bad guy. i'm sure he grew up loving cars as much as i did. but what i don't understand, what i don't think he understood, i don't think he understood that saving the automobile worker, saving the industry, what it meant to all of america, not just autoworkers. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean that sincerely. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits, but it's not the way to lead our country from the highest office. [ cheers and applause ] when things hung in the balance, when things hung in the balance, i mean literally hung in the balance, the president understood this was about a lot more than the automobile industry. this was about restoring america's pride. he understood. he under
al roker. >> thanks very much. a rick of strong storms from detroit down to little rock as far east as columbus. could be possible hail, tornadoes in this could be isolated as well. looking at anywhere from one to three inches of rain for that region. now for tomorrow look for afternoon storms along the eastern seaboard, into the mid-atlantic states, sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas, sunny and warm. then as we move into sunday, look for late day showers in new england some clouds, possibly showers in the pacific northwest. the rest of the country looking >> west coast looking spectacular. we're done with the humidity from yesterday, the thunderstorms have exited the area. and we are left with all of these 70s around the bay. 73 degrees in fremont, really nice along the east shore, 75 in oakland, and even in san francisco where it's clear right now, 67 degrees in the heat of the day. we're going to drop off when it comes to inland temperatures in particular, as we head through the weekend, down to a low 80 on sunday. then 89 d
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